Definition of Selkirk, Alexander in English:

Selkirk, Alexander

Syllabification: Sel·kirk, Alexander
Pronunciation: /ˈselˌkərk
 
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  • (1676–1721), Scottish sailor; also called Alexander Selcraig. His experiences on one of the uninhabited Juan Fernandez Islands formed the basis of Daniel Defoe’s novel Robinson Crusoe (1719).

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